Ilots rocheux de Ua Pou

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Herald Petrel Pterodroma heraldica LC breeding 1975 800-1,200 breeding pairs A4ii
Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba VU breeding 1989 10-99 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Tropical Shearwater Puffinus bailloni LC breeding 1971-1975 2,500-9,999 breeding pairs A4ii
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus LC breeding - 500,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding - 500,250 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Rock stacks & islets -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ilots rocheux de Ua Pou. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.